New development in Allston, Hyde Park, Roxbury to generate over 250 residential units

Boston – Friday, September 14, 2018 – The Boston Planning & Development Agency (BPDA) Board of Directors approved three new development projects at their September meeting. The projects will generate a total of 257 residential units, 16 of which will be affordable. In addition, the projects will create over 89 jobs upon their completion.  Continue reading

Mayor Walsh to host ‘Mayor on Main’ trolley tour

BOSTON – Wednesday, June 20, 2018 – Mayor Martin J. Walsh today announced the return of the “Mayor on Main” trolley tour, a four-day event highlighting Boston’s Main Streets (BMS) districts, beginning next week. During Mayor on Main, Mayor Walsh will visit businesses and present the 22nd Annual Boston Main Streets Award, which recognize an outstanding business owner and volunteer from each district. This year’s Mayor on Main tour will be held Tuesday, June 26, Wednesday, June 27, Thursday, June 28, and Saturday, June 30, 2018 Continue reading

Mayor Walsh announces planning initiatives for Downtown, East Boston, Mattapan, Newmarket, Allston-Brighton neighborhoods

BOSTON – Wednesday, June 6, 2018 – Mayor Martin J. Walsh today announced that the Boston Planning & Development Agency (BPDA), with stakeholders from across the City, will launch planning initiatives this year in Downtown, East Boston, Mattapan, Newmarket, and a mobility-focused planning initiative in Allston-Brighton. Guided by Imagine Boston 2030, Mayor Walsh looks to continue working in partnership with communities across the City to ensure Boston preserves wisely, enhances equitably, and grows inclusively.  Through these three principles of “preserve, enhance, and grow,” the planning initiatives will work with the community to create a comprehensive vision for each of the planning areas and guide future growth and investment. Continue reading

Chinatown meeting roundup: CCBA, CNC, CRA, CSC

The Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association, Chinatown Neighborhood Council, Chinatown Resident Association and Chinatown Safety Committee met in November and December. Continue reading